Executive Committee

Kourtney Gibson, B.B.A. '03

President

Kourtney Gibson oversees all brand-building efforts at Loop Capital Markets, in addition to cultivating and enhancing major strategic client relationships across the firm’s various business lines. Gibson is also a CNBC contributor. She previously served as president-elect of the UM Alumni Association, and is active in many Chicago-based organizations.


Frank R. Jimenez, B.S. '87

Immediate Past President

Frank R. Jimenez is a member of Raytheon’s senior leadership team and participates in the operational management and strategic planning of the company. Jimenez has served in a variety of senior executive, leadership and legal positions in both government service and the private sector. He graduated from the University of Miami and Yale Law School.


Devang Desai, A.B. '97, J.D. '03

President-Elect

Devang B. Desai is an experienced and highly rated lawyer and partner at Gaebe, Mullen, Antonelli & DiMatteo. In the past, he has served as Interim Ombudsperson and Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Miami. He has also served as president of the UM Law School Alumni Association and is active in many organizations.


Bill J. Fisse, B.B.A. '75, M.B.A. '77

Vice President

Bill J. Fisse is a 38-year Citi HR executive. Fisse’s passion is implementing human capital strategies that are aligned to the business to help build a high-performing organization. He previously served as a director on the UM Alumni Association Board. Fisse holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business from the University of Miami.


Chris Lomax, B.M. ’05, J.D. ’08

Vice President

A double alumnus, Chris Lomax holds both a bachelor’s degree in music and a juris doctor degree from the University of Miami. He is also a member of Iron Arrow.A former trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, he is nowan associate at Jones Daylaw firm. He focuses on commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and pro bono representation of indigent criminal defendants.


Robert J. Munch, A.B. '73

Vice President

Robert J. Munch has served on the board of directors of NuStar Energy L.P. since 2016. He spent 40 years in senior executive positions in the financial services industry before retiring in 2013. Munch is a member of the University of Miami President’s Council.


Darren Dupriest, B.B.A. ’91

Vice President

Darren Dupriest is the founder and CEO of Validity Screening Solutions, an enterprise technology company specializing in background screening, substance abuse testing, and occupational health services.Dupriest has supported a range of programs, from athletics to student affairs, at the University of Miami. A member of Iron Arrow, he has served on the UM Alumni Association Board of Directors since 2016.


Maribel C. Wadsworth, B.S.C. '93

Vice President

Maribel C. Wadsworth oversees USA TODAY’s consumer business. A veteran journalist, Wadsworth has more than 20 years with Gannett and has held a variety of roles at community news organizations. She previously served as director on the UM Alumni Association Board. She is a member of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


Liza Winkeljohn

Executive Director of Development and Volunteer Leadership

Liza Winkeljohn is a proven executive with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education and in the private sector. She is skilled in developing strategic and engaged volunteer leadership and philanthropic programs within nonprofit organizations. Winkeljohn holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.P.A. from American University.